Virtual Assistant
Job Description

Virtual Assistant Job Description

Virtual Assistant Job Overview

A virtual assistant is a remote professional that provides administrative support to small business owners, executives, and entrepreneurs. Responsibilities may vary, but most focus on email and calendar management, phone communications, travel arrangements, and social media management. They may also coordinate personal assistant tasks such as dry cleaning pick up. Virtual assistants work remotely from their home office location, and work part-time, full-time, or hourly by contract, depending on the client’s needs.

Virtual Assistant Job Template

Virtual Assistant Job Summary

Are you an experienced virtual assistant who loves variety in their schedule and can handle a multitude of tasks with a can-do attitude? Our company is growing rapidly and is in need of a virtual assistant to provide remote administrative support for our office. The ideal candidate will have some executive or administrative support experience, stellar communication skills, and a professional demeanor. If this sounds like you, apply today!


Ashburn, VA

Virtual Assistant Responsibilities

  • Answer, screen, and return phone calls in a professional manner
  • Coordinate calendar management tasks such as scheduling meetings, rescheduling, and confirming meetings
  • Take care of email management duties and update contact lists when necessary - including writing, proofreading, and sending emails
  • Post regularly on social media accounts and perform simple website updates, such as FAQs on Wordpress sites, blogs, or other platforms
  • Book and confirm accommodations, logistics, and travel arrangements as needed
  • Perform additional administrative tasks such as online research, light bookkeeping, and data entry as requested

Virtual Assistant Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is needed; some college is an asset
  • 1-2 years of experience as an office assistant, administrative assistant, personal assistant, or executive assistant is needed
  • Must be productive in a home office/virtual office environment with a reliable internet connection and proficiency with remote or cloud-based tools such as instant messaging, Skype, Zoom, and Google Suite
  • Exemplary time-management, customer service, organization, and communication skills, both written and verbal, are imperative
  • Able to produce high-quality work consistently, with little to no supervision on a variety of projects
  • Advanced computer proficiency, especially MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) is desired

Virtual Assistant Compensation

$16.48 / hour (National Average)


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